C-57 44th Parliament, 1st session November 22, 2021, to present

An Act to implement the 2023 Free Trade Agreement between Canada and Ukraine
Short title: Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act, 2023

Summary

Current status
At consideration in committee in the Senate
Latest activity
Referral to committee on February 15, 2024 (Senate)

Progress

End of stage activity
Introduction and first reading, October 17, 2023
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
October 17, 2023
End of stage activity
Second reading and referral to committee, November 21, 2023
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
October 23, 2023
Sitting 237
Major speeches
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October 24, 2023
November 3, 2023
November 20, 2023
November 21, 2023
Sitting 252
Agreed to (Vote 450)
2nd reading and referral to committee - CIIT
End of stage activity
Committee report presented with an amendment, November 29, 2023
Committee meetings
Meeting date Minutes
November 23, 2023
Meeting 83
November 28, 2023
Meeting 84
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
November 29, 2023
End of stage activity
Concurrence at report stage, December 12, 2023
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
December 12, 2023
End of stage activity
Third reading, February 6, 2024
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
December 12, 2023
February 2, 2024
February 5, 2024
February 6, 2024
Sitting 276
Agreed to (Vote 627)
3rd reading
End of stage activity
First reading, February 6, 2024
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
February 6, 2024
End of stage activity
Referral to committee, February 15, 2024
Chamber sittings
Sitting date Debates (Hansard)
February 13, 2024
Sitting 178
Major speeches
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February 14, 2024
February 15, 2024
Sitting 180
Major speeches
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Report stage
Not reached
Third reading
Not reached

Details

Recorded votes

House of Commons

Vote 450 — November 21, 2023
Result:
Agreed To
2nd reading of Bill C-57, An Act to implement the 2023 Free Trade Agreement between Canada and Ukraine
Yeas:
205
Nays:
109
Paired:
12
Total:
326
Vote 607 — December 12, 2023
Result:
Agreed To
Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-57, An Act to implement the 2023 Free Trade Agreement between Canada and Ukraine
Yeas:
209
Nays:
112
Paired:
4
Total:
325
Vote 626 — February 5, 2024
Result:
Negatived
Bill C-57, An Act to implement the 2023 Free Trade Agreement between Canada and Ukraine (recommittal to a committee)
Yeas:
117
Nays:
211
Paired:
2
Total:
330
Vote 627 — February 6, 2024
Result:
Agreed To
3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-57, An Act to implement the 2023 Free Trade Agreement between Canada and Ukraine
Yeas:
214
Nays:
116
Paired:
0
Total:
330

Senate

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Speaker's rulings and statements

There are currently no Speaker's rulings and statements.

Major speeches at second reading

House of Commons

Speech date Speech Member of Parliament
October 23, 2023 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 237) Mary Ng (Liberal)
October 23, 2023 Response speech(Sitting 237) Kyle Seeback (Conservative)
October 23, 2023 Response speech(Sitting 237) Simon-Pierre Savard-Tremblay (Bloc Québécois)
October 23, 2023 Response speech(Sitting 237) Richard Cannings (NDP)

Senate

Speech date Speech Senator
February 13, 2024 Sponsor’s speech(Sitting 178) Peter Harder (Progressive Senate Group)
February 15, 2024 Response speech(Sitting 180) Michael L. MacDonald (Conservative)

About

Legislative summary

A legislative summary is currently being prepared for this bill by the Parliamentary Information, Education and Research Services of the Library of Parliament. Meanwhile, the following executive summary is available.

On 17 October 2023, the Minister of Export Promotion, International Trade and Economic Development introduced Bill C-57, An Act to implement the 2023 Free Trade Agreement between Canada and Ukraine (Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act, 2023), and it was given first reading.

Bill C-57 implements the Canada–Ukraine Free Trade Agreement, done at Ottawa on September 22, 2023. Among other things, the enactment

(a) sets out rules of interpretation;

(b) specifies that no recourse is to be taken on the basis of sections 9 to 15 or any order made under those sections, or on the basis of the provisions of that Agreement, without the consent of the Attorney General of Canada;

(c) approves that Agreement;

(d) provides for the payment by Canada of its share of the expenditures associated with the operation of the institutional and administrative aspects of that Agreement;

(e) gives the Governor in Council the power to make orders in accordance with that Agreement; and

(f) amends certain Acts to give effect to Canada’s obligations under that Agreement.

Finally, the enactment repeals the Canada–Ukraine Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act that was enacted in 2017.

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